Shortly after legalization, Ovation AG began construction of an indoor facility inside an existing barn on the farm on the shore of Lake Huron. They applied in August 2020 and received their cultivation licence on February 12, 2021.
Following the capture of nearly $2 million worth of cannabis on January 20, U.S. authorities now say they seized another $3.2 million in cannabis at a different port of entry on the same day.
Recently licensed in December 2020, Cotyleden is one of only 14 cannabis nurseries currently operating in Canada. Nick Trueman, the company’s founder and a long time cannabis grower, says he chose the nursery licence because he foresaw the importance that genetics would play in the industry.
To be considered Craft under the proposed designation, producers will be required to have an annual production capacity of no more than 10,000kg, while “Small batch” is proposed to require cannabis to be hang-dried, hand trimmed, and hand packaged.